Hui Liu

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A 2002 photo of late Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo and his wife Liu Xia in Beijing. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Liu Xia, the widow of the late human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, has been released after eight years under house arrest(...)

An impromptu shrine to late Nobel laureate and pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo outside China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong, China, July 13th, 2017. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

China’s best-known democracy activist, the jailed Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, has died aged 61 in hospital after a battle with liver cancer. Mr (...)

Policemen stand behind Lin Ru, the wife of civil rights lawyer Xia Lin, as she talks to media near a Beijing court on Thursday after her husband was sentenced to 12 years in prison on fraud charges. Photograph:  Damir Sagolj/Reuters

Beijing lawyer Xia Lin, whose clients include the artist Ai Weiwei, became the latest human rights activist to go to jail in China after he was senten(...)

A US study has found that sex in later life could make men twice as likely to have a heart attack, while it brings health benefits for women.

Is sex in later life good for you? Well, that depends... A US study has found that sex in later life could make men twice as likely to have a heart a(...)

Asia Briefing found itself last week in Yinchuan, capital of the Ningxia region, which was once a feature of the ancient Silk Road, and we were again (...)

A policeman tries to stop a television news crew from running towards the court where the appeal verdict of Liu Hui was announced in the Huairou district of Beijing yesterday. A court rejected an appeal by Liu Hui, brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, upholding his 11-year sentence on fraud charges. Photograph: Reuters/Petar Kujundzic

A Chinese court has thrown out an appeal by the brother-in-law of Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, upholding his 11-year s(...)

A relative comforts Liu Xia (left), wife of imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, as she cries outside Huairou Detention Centre  in Huairou district, on the outskirts of Beijing, where her brother Liu Hui was jailed yesterday. Photograph: AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan

A court in suburban Beijing sentenced the brother-in-law of Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, to 11 years in prison yesterda(...)